Hotels coming soon!
After the whirl of the festive season, life is settling back down into its usual routines. And it’s only natural to be looking ahead to the next adventure already, to the next time that we can relax and shake off the stresses of the everyday. If you’re still looking for a neat reward for those New Year’s resolutions, there’s a veritable treat to be had in some high-end holiday living!
We’ve all heard the stories about arriving at your holiday destination and the hotel not being finished but if you’re looking to go upscale, then 2015 will see a raft of new luxury accommodation being completed. There are some hot hotels in great destinations about to open and you can get in early to sample their riches!
The Flexicover Team looks up a selection for you to investigate!
The Knickerbocker; New York City, USA (opening February 2015)
With an emphasis on food, fashion and fitness, this legendary landmark on the corner of 42nd Street and Broadway is set to re-open as a luxury lifestyle hotel. Originally opened in 1906, this imposing building overlooks Time Square and boasts 330 spacious rooms with soaring ceilings and windows nearly 2m in height. The hotel will have a vast rooftop bar and terrace with amazing views of the Big Apple. There will be a casual café in the lower ground level as well as a signature restaurant, Charlie Palmer @ The Knick’, on the fourth floor. And if you can’t stay the night, then at least pop in for a memorable drink!
Six Senses Douro Valley; Douro Valley, Portugal (opening mid-2015)
Covering 19 acres, this stunning hotel occupies a 19th century manor house overlooking the rolling beauty of the Douro Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place will feature 71 rooms and suites, with relaxation and rejuvenation firmly in mind. Its huge spa will offer 10 treatments rooms, multi-day programs including yoga, indoor and outdoor pools, a gym and a tennis court. The new hotel will also pay homage to Douro’s reputation for fresh produce and fine wines from the surrounding vineyards. If you’re looking for a sumptuous retreat, then this might be your gem!
Kameha Grand; Zurich, Switzerland (opening March 2015)
Impressive and imaginative architecture is set to be the hallmark of this new hotel, with stunning interior design complementing high-class service. This unique ‘Lieblingsplatz’ (“favourite location”) concept is in the heart of Zurich and hosts 11 themed suites including a ‘Poker Face’ suite with roulette tables and a ‘Serenity’ suite complete with yoga mats and other wellness accessories. Indulge in Italian and Japanese culinary delights in one of the two first-class restaurants, then head to PureGold bar for cocktails or the Arabian-themed shisha lounge. You will be in for a fabulous, if somewhat eclectic, stay!
Keemala; Phuket, Thailand (opening August 2015)
Billed as ‘beyond enchanting’, this collection of pool villas on the west coast of Phuket is away from the crowds, overlooking the Andaman Sea. Set in gorgeous woodland amongst streams, waterfalls and trees, the 38 villas offer total tranquillity encouraging guests to let their cares float away. Each has its own terrace and private pool; guests also have access to a communal pool, a spa offering organic treatments, a gym and yoga pavilions. With delicious food, in-resort cooking classes and all the time and space to do absolutely nothing, this retreat is sure to rejuvenate!
LEGOLAND Hotel; Florida, USA (opening Summer 2015)
Opening at the LEGOLAND resort in Florida, this new hotel will be fully LEGO-themed and filled with interactive features. Families will be able to choose from rooms themed along 3 popular lines - Pirate, Kingdom or Adventure! Early access to the associated theme park is included and there’s nightly entertainment that everyone will love! The whole place will have thousands of LEGO models throughout, interactive play areas, kid-sized buffet restaurants and a swimming pool for family fun. This will be the perfect place to build a great family adventure in style!
Wherever your travels take you this year and whichever hotel you are lucky enough to stay in, we at Flexicover are committed to providing you with the highest level of protection to ensure that you are safe and secure, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year when away.
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